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Veterinary Assistant

Company: Sunnyvale Veterinary Clinic
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Why You'll Love This JobGrow a successful career based on your love for animals when you join the Sunnyvale Veterinary Clinic family in our Veterinary Assistant position in Sunnyvale, CA!Join our team at an eight doctor, AAHA Certified clinic situated in the heart of the bustling Bay Area. Spread across our Main Clinic and our AAFP Gold Certified Cat Clinic, we provide the highest standard of veterinary medicine to companion animals and exotic patients. Your hard work and dedication as a Veterinary Assistant will pay off as you build meaningful relationships within both the workplace and the surrounding pet community. Add to your knowledge base and increase your skills as you work alongside veterinary professionals within our culture that celebrates continuing education.
It is an extraordinary time to start your career at Sunnyvale Veterinary Clinic! Apply for our Veterinary Assistant job opening today!
Learn more about this hospital: www.sunnyvalevet.comResponsibilitiesWhat You'll Do as a Veterinary Assistant

  • Check in patients for exams by obtaining accurate patient history from clients.
  • Communicate with owners about our wellness recommendations and treatment plans.
  • Anticipate the needs of the DVM and work cohesively with other team members to complete appointments efficiently.
  • Assess overall patient health and obtain weights and temperatures.
  • Safely and compassionately restrain patients for a variety of treatments, including blood draws and vaccination.
  • Practice low stress and Fear Free methods when working with patients.
  • Perform a variety of diagnostic testing, including cytologies, venipuncture, and radiographs.
  • Assess patients and aid their recovery from sedation or anesthesia.
  • Fill medications to the doctors' orders and explain prescriptions to clients.
  • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines.Required SkillsWhat You'll Bring as a Veterinary Assistant
    • A passion for helping pets and their people.
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • 1+ years of experience working in a clinical, patient-facing role in a veterinary setting is highly preferred; however, we are willing to train highly motivated individuals.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Possess an excellent attitude to contribute to a positive work environment.
    • Possess a strong attention to detail and sense of personal accountability and reliability.
      What You'll Get
      • Health Coverage
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • 401K matching to 3%
      • Continuing Education Support
      • Generous Pet Care Discounts
      • Holidays Off
      • Open Monday-Saturday with 10 hour shifts for full-time employees.
        Who We Are
        • At Sunnyvale Veterinary Clinic, we believe pets are family.
        • We believe that the well-being of our staff is essential to us providing excellent care to pets and clients.
        • We aim to connect with and encourage all of our staff to grow in their roles, to learn, and to contribute to what make us a unique clinic.
        • We celebrate our team members' successes and milestones, even when it's just getting through a particularly hard day.
        • Our Core Values that we strive to represent in everything we do are:
          SafetyIntegrityTeamworkProgressive MedicineCompassionPersonal TouchFamily

Keywords: Sunnyvale Veterinary Clinic, Sunnyvale , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Sunnyvale, California

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